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Thanksgiving is over, but the holidays continue for several more weeks! On this week’s menu of reader comments: turkey stuffing, potato swaps and mindful eating tips for your next celebration.
From In My Kitchen: The Thanksgiving Turkey:
“I like to stuff the bird with aromatics and citrus. And I baste with a citrus jam combo. It gives a slightly sweet flavor I really enjoy.” –Julo
From Top Foods That Start & Stop Heartburn:
“Instead of french fries, make sweet potato fries: Cut sweet potatoes in strips and bake on a shallow pan.” –Connie
“Apple cider vinegar is excellent for heartburn/indigestion! Take a tablespoon or so with some water — make sure it’s apple cider vinegar and not white distilled. My husband and I and other family members have done this for years.” –Nancy
From How To NOT Overdo It On Thanksgiving:
“The best tip I’ve learned is from a friend who puts down her fork between mouthfuls — don’t pick it up again until you have completely finished your mouthful and said a few words to the company. When I felt full, I was shocked to see how much food was still left on my plate when I followed her example!” –Helen
“Even though the Thanksgiving celebration centers around the food, only eat what is special…the foods that you get once a year. If the menu item is something that you prepare throughout the year, it’s not really special, is it?” –Kmo0218
With alcohol flowing throughout the holiday season, it’s important to be mindful of how much you guzzle. Here are 10 delicious cocktails for less than 250 calories a serving.